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Peregrine Falcon - the fastest animal on earth: able to reach speeds over 200 mph in a drive.

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Gyrfalcon This owl is just amazingly beautiful and gracious. I can't even begin to imagine what he is thinking.Not an owl---a falcon.

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American Kestrel or Sparrow Hawk ~ A small falcon, and the only Kestrel found in the Americas. ~ Miks' Pics "Fowl Feathered Friends V" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/fowl-feathered-friends-v/

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PRAIRIE FALCON -- image by Florence McGinn, taken in Arizona – Love to watch and learn about birds of prey? Then, head to Free Flight at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

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Orange-breasted Falcon (Falco deiroleucus) is a bird of the falcon family. It is probably closely related to and looks like a larger version of the bat falcon. These two, in turn, are probably closest to the aplomado falcon and constitute a rather old American lineage of Falcons. It is found from southern Mexico to northern Argentina.

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The Pygmy Falcon, or African Pygmy Falcon (Polihierax semitorquatus), is a falcon that lives in eastern and southern Africa and is the smallest raptor on the continent.

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GYRFALCON (Falco rusticolus) - The largest falcon in the world, the Gyrfalcon breeds in arctic and subarctic regions of the northern hemisphere. It preys mostly on large birds, pursuing them in breathtakingly fast and powerful flight.

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